Ben Osuno Award Application

Nomination Guidelines and Form for the Ben Osuno Award

The Ben Osuno Award recognizes and celebrates excellence and outstanding contributions by individuals or group of persons or corporate members in pioneering activities in the field of the earth sciences in general, and the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry in particular. The award honours members who by their individual or collective actions, have demonstrated exceptional creativity and leadership, in proposing, pioneering and/or transforming approaches to major challenges in the oil and gas industry or the academia in the field of research, education, publications, administration, operations, government policy and advocacy. In addition, the contributions must be seen to further the science and practice of the earth sciences in general and support the goals and objectives of NAPE in particular. This award is NAPE’s second most distinguished award, second to the Aret Adams Award.

The frequency of this award shall be as deemed fit and at the discretion of the Executive Committee of NAPE. It will be awarded to one recipient or group of persons, provided at least one qualified candidate is nominated. It is not necessarily an annual award. No more than one award shall be given in any year.

Submitting Nomination Forms: 

  • All applications for BEN OSUNO award are to be made on standard templates provided by the HAC and shall be completed online in accordance with the instructions contained therein.
  • Attach supporting documentation such as the nominee’s curriculum vitae, in line with the criteria for the award concerned.
  • Individuals may submit a nomination form on behalf of themselves or on behalf of others. Anyone previously nominated may re-enter.
  • Applicants are to advise their sponsors to respond to the email seeking their reference within the time frame specified in the request.
  • Applications or endorsement received after June 30th, 2024.shall be deemed invalid.
  • Upon receipt, applications become the property of NAPE and will not be returned to applicants.
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